About Exmoor Eyecare Opticians

The interior of Exmoor Eyecare Minehead

Exmoor Eyecare is an independent practice, that has been offering professional eye services in Minehead for over 30 years. The practice welcomes people of all ages and has good disabled access.

Meet the Minehead Team

The Staff at Exmoor Eyecare Minehead

The Minehead Exmoor Eyecare team (L-R): Daniel Searle (Owner), Andrew Avery (Optometrist), Nicole King (Optometrist), Judith Searle FBDO (Director / Dispensing Optician), Tracy Bishop (Receptionist), Karen Marshall (Receptionist), Freddie Kimsey FBDO (Dispensing Optician).

Meet the Watchet Team

The Staff at Exmoor Eyecare Watchet

The Watchet Exmoor Eyecare team (L-R): Nicole King (Optometrist), Andrew Avery (Optometrist), Cindy Griffiths (Receptionist), Judith Searle FBDO (Director / Dispensing Optician), Daniel Searle (Owner).

More about The Team

Judith SearleJudith Searle F.B.D.O.: Dispensing Optician

Examiner for Association of British Dispensing Opticians
Area 7 ABDO Committee Member
Local Optical Council (LOC) Facilitator

Judith, director of Exmoor Eyecare Opticians, Qualified at the City and East London in 1985 and has been practicing as a Dispensing Opticians since.

She has managed both Independent and multiple practices and specialises in low visual aids and children’s spectacles. “Correctly fitting spectacles are important for your vision and comfort, which is why I oversee all dispensing.”

She is able to advise on types of lenses and frames.

Freddie KimseyFreddie Kimsey F.B.D.O.: Dispensing Optician

Freddie joined our team in September 2013 after completed his ‘A’ levels and passed his final Dispensing Optician Course with ABDO in August 2016. Fred is now training to be a Contact Lens Optician.


Karen MarshallKaren Marshall: Receptionist

Karen has worked for us since 2005 and has a vast experience in Optics and runs our reception and clinics smoothly and efficiently.


Daniel Searle: Owner

Daniel is responsible for the running of Exmoor Eyecare although he can occasionally be seen covering the reception area when required, but usually in the office doing all the paperwork. Daniel is also a Parish Councillor and Chairman of our Local Village Hall.

The practice has a good friendly support staff and all qualified staff regularly attend training courses to keep up to date with the latest techniques and practices.